New on TV today: Wednesday 22 August

Written by Shows Editor from the blog New Shows and Seasons on 22 Aug 2018
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The Docket
The Docket

The Docket

Channel: SABC3
TX Time: 21h30
Genre: Police Procedural, Drama

Crime drama series inspired by real cases which follows the personal and professional lives of the fictional Ravens, an elite crimefighting unit.

The squad members have been chosen for their outstanding investigation skills, but their media relations are more challenging as colonel Marlon van Wyk is not the most diplomatic person.

Enter Detective Ntsiki Motshe who has a talent for dealing with the media's many questions. Together they solve crimes and warm relations between the public and the police.

TVSA Show Page: The Docket

I'm Dying Up Here 2

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 23h15
Genre: Comedy-Drama, Period Drama

Delves into the inspired, damaged and complicated psyches of a fictional group of competitive but close-knit comedians mentored by Goldie, a brassy comedy club owner who rules over her business with an iron fist but nurtures her comedians with tough love.

The series takes you behind the curtain of the comedy scene that birthed the careers of legends such as Richard Pryor, Robin Williams and David Letterman, showing there's truly no such thing as an easy laugh.

In the Season 2 premiere, "Gone With the Wind": Goldie looks to expand her comedy empire with the help of an old friend.

Mary Berry's Country House Secrets

Channel: BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174)
TX Time: 21h00
Genre: Reality, Food

Mary Berry discovers the rich history of the UK's greatest stately homes through the prism of what she is best known for... food.

Mary visits four of Britain's most beloved country houses to uncover their unique culinary story and enjoy the lavish hospitality that these homes are renowned for.

She'll reveal how to cook some delicious modern recipes, inspired by the history of these great houses, and spend time both upstairs and downstairs - with the families who live in them, and with the dedicated staff who work behind the scenes to keep these great houses alive.

@ The Table

Channel: SABC3
TX Time: 20h30
Genre: Reality, Food

Local series which visits various lavish restaurants to experience what each has to offer, from the ambience to the food and the décor in all its glory.

In each episode a celebrity meets the host en route to chat about themselves and experience the restaurant first hand.

The Affair 4
The Affair 4

The Affair 4

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)
TX Time: 22h00
Genre: Drama

Season 4 finds Noah, Helen, Alison and Cole in their own orbits, alienated from each other, spinning further and further away from where they all began.

Every character is involved in a new relationship, forcing them each to decide if they're ready and willing to leave the past behind for good - with a season about new beginnings, tragic ends and the ever-elusive possibility of forgiveness.

Sanaa Lathan joins the cast as Janelle, the tough-as-nails principal of the charter school where Noah teaches. Their relationship soon turns intimate and is further complicated by the presence of her brilliant, misunderstood son Antoine, a student in his class.

TVSA Show Page: The Affair 4

Floribama Shore 2

Channel: MTV (DStv 130)
TX Time: 21h15
Genre: Reality

This is the story of eight young adults who spend the summer in the hottest beach town on the Gulf Coast, Panama City Beach, to party it up and put the real world on hold for just a little bit longer.

This coming-of-age story captures the very real thrill and angst of being young and trying to figure out the future.

The second season brings the original cast of southerners back to Panama City Beach for Spring Break to see what life's next chapter holds for them.


Shows in this post: The Docket, The Affair

Channels in this post: SABC3, M-Net, BBC Lifestyle, MTV Africa


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